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. the states in red are the states that cbs news projects will be carried by mitt romney. let's have a look at those quickly. the state of indiana cbs news projects will go to mitt romney and the state of kentucky cbs news projects will go to governor romney. and so far tonight we have projected president obama the winner of the state of vermont. that is all we have at the moment. all the other state state wheree polls have closed we simply don't have enough information yet to make a projection on those states. will barack obama get a second term? or will mitt romney become the 45th president? will the democrats be able to hold on to the senate or will the republicans take control? we're about to find out. it's election night on cbs. changes and i'm going to bring it to this country. >> the stock market has rebounded. our assembly lines are humming again. we are moving forward! >> i want more jobs! my priority is jobs, jobs, jobs! >> i don't want your vote because of what i have done, i want your vote because of what i'm going to do. >> this campaign is growing, the momentum is building. >>
to congress. cbs news reporter on what bp knew before the explosion. >> reporter: the two former bp employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking bp supervisors on deep water horizon. the test found signs that combustible gas was seeping into the well. the indictment alleges bp managers robert kaluza and donald failed to call these on shore. they allowed work on the well to continue. want gas came up the well and exploded. u.s. attorney general eric holder. >> this is an indication that we have shown and the company has admitted as a result of their actions people died there unnecessarily. >> reporter: federal authorities also charged david rainey about lying to investigates. rainey insisted 5000-barrels of oil were leeing every day when he was aware they estimated it was leaking 82 -- >> withheld other documents altogether and lied to congress and others to make this spill appear less catastrophic than it was. >> reporter: shelly anderson's husband jason died in the explosion. it was supposed problem his final day. >> i wish that we would have been able to have our day in cour
of c.i.a. chief david patraeus because of an extra marital affair is not the end of the story. cbs news has learned the other woman is paula broadwell, she wrote a biography of patraeus. cbs 5 reporter linda yi on what patraeus faces next. >> reporter: it was just over a year ago, his wife by his side, that one of america's most decorated four star generals took the oath of office at c.i.a. director. today, he resigned in disgrace. in a statement to c.i.a. employees, patraeus said, after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. the affair came to light during an f.b.i. investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs news has learned were cryptic e-mails patraeus exchanged with his by graver paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> cbs 5 military analyst retired colonel brendan kearney med broadwell earlier this year during her book tour. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> does that seem suspicious to you, when you now think back
are working to get the electricity back on. erica ferrari for cbs news, new york. >>> well, it doesn't change the outcome of the election, but president obama is the winner in florida. four days after the election, almost 100% of the votes have been counted. the florida secretary of state's office says the president has about 74,000 votes more than mitt romney. and that's about 50% of the florida vote. to romney's 49.1%. so that means the president won eight of the nine swing states. romney only took one. north carolina. the final electoral vote tally? 332 for president obama, 206 for romney. >>> well, now that the election is over, both the president and the republicans addressed the issue of the so-called fiscal cliff. spending cuts and tax increases that will be triggered if it's not resolved by the end of the year. >> we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we're serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. that's how we did it when bill clinton was president and that's
they don't want. in the newsroom, cbs 5 news. >>> and you're looking at the live pictures from the picket lines of the service employees international union at oakland international airport. and just about an hour ago they kicked off a 24-hour strike. they plan to shut down the port of oakland tomorrow to protest what they call unfair labor practices and other disputes with port officials. >>> and this will not end at the airport tonight. union members and supporters will be back at the port tomorrow at 5:00 to begin picketing there again. >>> and now a little good news. a lot of oakland residence are working to change the city's image as dangerous and crime ridden. they say it's a great place to visit and do business. as they show us, they have hired one prominent local to help tourists feel the love. >> you have heard the story. oaklanders know them all by heart. >> a lot of the violence. the gang stuff. some of the drug wars. >> when i told my friends that they don't know anything about it and they live in oakland, they think of guns. >> a lot of the perceptions are just that. and they
that houses officers used by foreign journalists, including cbs news in gaza, also came under attack early this morning. hamas kept up its attacks on israel, too. launching rockets from inside gaza from this morning into the night with another attempted attack on tel aviv. palestinians told us the last 24 hours have been the most intense since fighting began five days ago. and they are bracing for more to come. >> you hear the roar of fighter jets overhead followed by the explosions. you may hear the sound of drones flying above us. they never stop. but we have seen rockets launched towards israel from gaza. we counted five or six of them. judging from the smoke trails as they headed towards israel. cbs news, in gaza city. >>> right now, president barack obama and secretary of state, hilary rodham clinton are near mirnar. they say his trip is not an endorsement of the government but the progress that the country has made towards democracy. >>> a $10,000 reward is offered tonight on to find the suspect in a crime spree. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks was caught after a series of robberies an
. cbs news reporter danielle nottingham has more now from the white house. >> reporter: at his first press conference in 8 months, president obama faced questions about the widening scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign. >> by his own assessment did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of cia. >> reporter: president obama addressed why he did not hear about the fbi investigation until after the election. >> we're not supposed to meddle in, you know, criminal investigations and that's been our practice. >> reporter: before he handed in his resignation, he had been scheduled to testify about the attacks in benghazi, libya. he has agreed to meet with lawmakers. details are being work out. the petraeus scandal is general advertising general john allen's future. the -- jeopardizing general john allen's future after he exchanged e-mails with a socialite jill kelley. the white house and lawmakers have expressed support for general allen in nato. >> general allen has said that he does not -- has not done anything improper. i think he deserve
. for cbs news, the white house. >>> well, we now know who is behind the secret $11 million donation to defeat proposition 30. governor brown's tax hike plan. two conservative groups, the virginia based, americans for job security and the center to protect patient rights in arizona. the money donated anonymously was also used in support of prop 32. a measure to limit their campaign cash. >> transparency is the life blood of the democracy. the transactions behind this committee are the equivalent of passing a suitcase in a dark alley. >> the fair political practices commission say that the secret donation amounts to money laundering and violates california campaign law. cbs 5 reporter caught up with them during their final stops in san francisco. >> keep the california dream alive. yes on 30, thanks. it was the ultimate pep rally with a few of their closest friends leading the cheer. >> are we going to do it? all right, all right. >> reporter: the governor's barn storm is safe today to convince voters to approve proposition 30. recent polls show them dwindling for a measure that will
election coverage begins with the "cbs evening news" beginning at 3:30 tomorrow afternoon and we'll bring you local updates twice an hour and if you can't get to a tv election results streaming live on cbssf.com. >>> new at 5:00 a former san jose principal found guilty for failing to report suspected child sexual abuse by a teacher. jurors saying the principal did not want to believe such an ugly thing was true. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez is live outside the courthouse. len. >> reporter: elizabeth, i'm not sure if this has landmark status but this is certainly a very important case when it comes to mandatory reporters. those are the people who are in positions of responsibility to report crimes against children such as molest cases or abuse cases. now, in this case, the principal of o.b. whaley elementary school school lyn vijkayendran was found guilty for failing to report a suspected case of molestation that she knew about. craig chandly allegedly blindfolded and molested young girls in his classroom. after a parent reported her suspicions, vijkayendran confronted chandler but accepted
and replaced him with another. ines ferre, cbs news. >>> a paralyzed dog is able to walk again all thanks to a revolutionary new procedure. how cells taken from the dog's nose played a major role in his recovery. >> i'm convinced he would have died if i had waited. >> saving a life can be as easy as using your iphone. >> a very pleasant sunshine filled thanksgiving weekend holiday so far. but we do have some pretty big changes straight ahead. we could be ending november very wet. look at your seven day forecast is coming up next. dog a new "leash" on life. s from the dog's nose were >>> a revolutionary procedure is giving a paralyzed dog a new "leash" on life. cells from the nose were injected into the spinal cord. it may not have direct human implications reporter max foster says it may be a step in the right direction. >> reporter: this was just the injury in 2008. he couldn't move his hind legs. but thanks to a pioneering treatment, jasper went from being paralyzed to walking with the aid of a harness. and then finally, running by himself. scientists at the university of cambridge took
there is happy about being on the news. ahead at 6:00, cbs 5's mike sugerman explains why. >>> we might be seeing more of this before all is said and done. this tree came down in san francisco's bernal heights neighborhood. crews were trying to clean it up this morning. there have been a number of trees that have come down in many parts of the bay area. >> pg&e crews doing what they can to reduce power outages during the next storms. they took advantage of the little break in the weather to make headway trimming teresa way from the power lines. yesterday more than 1100 homes lost power in pacifica due to downed power lines. >>> cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez in san francisco where crews are also working to prevent sewage spills during the storm. joe. >> reporter: around ocean beach, light rain right now. the wind starting to whip up. you know, they have just finished cleaning up from that sewage spill from last week. they are hoping they won't have to come back out here again. it will be a busy weekend for you. absolutely. this is when we go into overdrive. >> reporter: jean walsh spokesperson for th
of the arab spring? that's tonight on the "cbs evening news." ,, ,,,, ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. with breast cancer will undo a mastectomy. now a new experimental device -- maden the bay area - is helping te women with the next step >>> many women with breast cancer will undergo a mastectomy. now a new experimental device made here in the bay area is helping these women with the next step in their lives. dr. kim mulvihill shows us how it works. >>> reporter: linda is married and a mother of three. about a year ago, doctors discovered precancerous cells in one of her breasts. she made a choice. >> decided to go ahead and do a double mastectomy. i didn't want to have to in five years be looking at something from a very scary position. >> reporter: linda knew she wanted breast reconstruction surgery meaning implants. >> i turned to my husband and said, well, do you want these or these? what are we doing? >> reporter:
good piece of news, no injury for anyone. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> something went wrong when a group took its nightly walk in the east bay hills. a hiker fell to his death on the uc-berkeley campus. the man's body was found on the edge of the campus. the 20-year-old man disappeared while walking with friends. they called 911 about 6:30 last night. university police found his body about 200 feet down the steep ravine. foul play is not suspected but the death is under investigation. >>> one of america's biggest cities is facing a serious safety problem. a shortage of police officers facing lower wages and benefits. more officers in san jose are now resigning. there are now less than 1,000 officers in the department available for full duty and just 583 officers are patrolling the streets in the steve in a city of 1 million people. >> you will be robbing peter to pay paul moving officers around. >> chuck reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit the streets next june >>> and closing arguments are scheduled in martinez this
, they do not find a compromise. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> well, it is cyber monday mania. today is on track to be a record breaker and the biggest online shopping day ever. retail analysts say so far sales are up more than 24% compared to last year. and of course, there are several more hours left to get your cyber shopping in. across the board holiday sales are off to a great start thanks to a major shift in the retail strategy. on the consumer watch, julie watts explains how everything has changed this holiday shopping season. >> reporter: what a difference a year makes. the sights and sounds of black friday have gone from this to this. as an estimated 41 million people started shopping on thanksgiving this year, the traditional black friday early birds had little company. >> we avoid the crazy lines, we're not the midnight people. we're the 6:30 a.m. people. so we're kind of in between the craziness and the fun. >> reporter: but no matter what time they hit the stores, an estimated 89 million people went shopping this black friday weekend. 3 million more than las
strike. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> new details tonight about four men charged with plotting to kill americans by joining al qaeda. the alleged ringleader briefly served in the air force. the four from southern california were planning to board a plane to afghanistan on sunday. the fbi raided their homes two days before the flight. neighbors watched the takedown as it happened. >> two to four fbis i'm freaking out and they have a sledgehammer a pry bar i'm like they have armor on. >> a preliminary hearing has been set for some of the suspects in two weeks. >>> should you have the right to bare all? the new rules on whether you can walk around naked in public. >> new meaning to sound sleep. how listening to certain tones may be the answer to sleepless nights. >> then engineering feat. the bay bridge's major milestone. what in bridge can do that no other can. ,, ,,,, successfully transfe n bridge deck to >>> the new eastern span of the bay bridge just reached a major milestone. workers successfully transferred the 35,000 tonbridge deck to the new suspension cable
over christmas future. cbs reporter drew levinson shows us now retailers are trying out new strategies to bring out shoppers. >> reporter: as in years past, shoppers are getting primed for black friday, the most analyzed day of the retail year and the holiday season opening. the good news for retailers, an early thanksgiving means the season on longer with 33 shopping days. the economy is still sluggish and washington atmospherics have rattled consumers. >> retailers are very concerned about the fiscal cliff situation. in a recent survey, 72% of consumers say they were changing their shopping patterns as a result of the uncertainty over the situation. >> reporter: also, dampening the forecast is superstorm sandy. by one estimate, nearly 5 million households in the path will have to curb spending this year: is to counter, they're going in and offering discounts. look last year, some stores will open on thanksgiving at midnight with wal-mart, target, sears, and toys "r" us opening earlier. in a fierce competition to get the very first shoppers. >> retailers know after many black fridays
. drew levinson, cbs news, new york. >>> things are looking up for california's state budget. >> some signs are pointing to a surplus. are they real? what do lawmakers need to do to keep the state out of the red? >> jerry hill joins us next. >> probably five or six kids are going to be able to go to college that might not have been able to go to college. >> an east bay teenager with college dreams of his own. how this senior raises the money to fund other kids' educations. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, south bay will have a traditional thanksgiving mel this year... and that's thanks to the sad heart community service in n jose. starting tomorrow and goingn through wednesday, familiesn need will be given a complee thanks es thousands of struggling families will have a thanksgiving dinner this year that wouldn't be able to afford one. that's an entire dinner. >> all right. 4,000 families waited in line last week just to register for the holiday meal program. >> all right. everybody is wondering if we're going to have a dry thanksgiving. brian, what do you think? can you go that far ahead? >> yeah. com
that runs tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. more details at our website, cbssf.com. >>> those folks need our help because another storm is on its way. many new yorkers are digging in to weather a powerful nor'easter that's got its sights set on that very same region. >> we have been through this for 8 or 9 days now. i mean, we are not going anywhere. >> snow is falling in philadelphia, parts of connecticut, as well. wind speeds are expected to peak around 60 miles an hour sometime today. meteorologists say the nor'easter is now veering further offshore though weakening its impact. so that's good news, lawrence. but boy, they sure don't need this. >> the downside is they are not seeing that real torrential rainfall but they are getting snow and we don't have homes, that's another problem entirely. >>> around the bay area major changes. low clouds and fog swept onshore overnight. the sea breeze is blowing nice and clear toward mount diablo right now. but the temperatures are going to be much cooler all across the board. it's 66 degrees in concord. 69 degrees one. warm spots in livermore. and 5
well. we may well ask. i think that's up to the committee. >> reporter: cbs news learned general petraeus visited libya at the end of october and called several members of congress the week before he resigned saying that surveillance video of the benghazi attack supports an element of spontaneity as the administration first claimed. at least one republican reportedly expressed strong disapproval to petraeus over standing by that analysis. meanwhile, speaking at the university of denver last month, petraeus's biographer and alleged mistress paula broadwell revealed information about the attack that some say may indicate she was privy to sensitive information. >> i don't know if a lot of you heard this, but the cia annex had actually -- had taken a couple of libyan militia members prisoner. and they think the attack on the consulate was an effort to try to get these prisoners back. that's still being vetted. >> reporter: petraeus isn't the only high ranking official leaving his post since the benghazi assault. general carter hamm is stepping down as commander of u.s. africa command
attack. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the military has suspended the security clearance for the woman at the center of the petreaus scandal. paula broadwell a former army intelligence officer who had high clearance. cbs news has learned the identity of the fbi agent who first brought the case to the bureau frederick humphries. he is a friend of florida socialite jill kelley. she went to him when she started getting harassing e- mails from broadwell. >>> in "your world this morning," three people are reported dead after a rocket attack on southern israel from the gaza strip. the attack on an apartment building comes after israel launched a military operation this week on gaza which is governed by the palestinian militant group hamas. the operation began after previous rocket attacks on israel. palestinian officials say president mahmoud abbas has cut short a trip to europe to deal with the crisis. >>> a new person has been named head of the communist party in china. the state news agency made the announcement this morning. he is the son of a party elder and has been china
in an extramarital affair. agents left carrying several boxes of documents. officials have told cbs news that that began to surface in june when broadwale e-mailed kelley telling her to stay away from petraeus. this was about the same time that broadwell and petraeus broke off their affair. when petraeus learned she was sending harassing e-mails to kelley, he asked her to stop. she has hired a high-powered legal team including john edwards counsel, abbe lowell. friends and former aides say petraeus did not intend to resign from his job until it became clear that the scandal would become public. they now say petraeus is extremely remorseful. >> he said in those words, i screwed up. what i did was wrong. there's no excuses for it. and he's not going to try to explain it away. >> colonel peter mansoor worked directly with petraeus from the summer of 2006 to 2008 and spoke with him several times since the scandal broke friday. mansoor says broadwell was given extended access to the general. >> i found it odd that he would allow someone to have this extensive embed. it
>> you're watching cbs five eyewitness news this morning. >> two people die after eating soup at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that sent for others to the hospital. >> show us the money. one big campaign theme for candidates all across the nation. next, who is behind these record-setting donations. >> and honoring the space here on this veterans holiday weekend. neil armstrong's connection to a military icon in the east bay. it's 8:30 sunday, november 11. thanks for joining us. >> a lot of news to cover. super majority in sacramento. what does it mean for the republican party? we are sitting down with chairman of the republican party to talk about the future. >> yet, when it comes to california and the rest of the nation. we've got a lot coming up. also, our conversation with senator mark leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder tha
-- nottingham, cbs news. >>> investors are worried the strong start to the holiday shopping season may not last. right now, let's take a look at the dow. it's down nearly 60 points at this hour. >>> something that might help those numbers on wall street, cyber monday. it's expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year. one data tracking firm predicts online sales will reach a billion and a half dollars today. today. >>> online retailers have made great strides in making it very easy for people to return things. paste-on shipping labels and free shipping, oftentimes free returns and so that has something to do with the increase in online shopping. >> big box stores are trying to stay competitive. tomorrow, best buy, target, toys "r" us will match any online price. >>> the president of egypt is meeting members of the country's judiciary council to try to find a way out of a political crisis. violent street protests are continuing against president mohammed morsi's decision last week to grant himself sweeping new powers. now the justice minister says a resolution of the crisis is immi
it could take another week to get all the gas stations back up and running. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. >>> officials estimated that half of all the gas stations in the area are closed due to lack of power or because gas trucks are just not able to reach the stations to refill the tanks. >>> the airlines have resumed some service in and out of the northeast. the first flights landed in the bay area last night. one of the first to arrive was a united flight from jfk to sfo. passengers said it's been a stressful time in new york. >> i was staying at a hotel, the union square w. they took good care of us until the power went out. no cell phones, you couldn't call anyone. it was crazy. >> it was terrifying. we have a niece who works on wall street who takes the ferry, staten island ferry. there's no dock anymore. you see the roofs of trees everywhere. houses floating away. >> flights from the bay area have resumed departures to the east coast. >>> in politics, president obama will resume campaigning for re-election today after taking a few days off to manage federal response to the ea
it looks like when new yorkers lose the subway system we all rely on. >> on "cbs this morning." >> how hard is it to drain sea water from 20 miles of subway tunnels? put some sham wows down there. we have the technology. put some sham wows down there. we have the technology. please! captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. you can see how hurricane sandy has destroyed property and lives. now being blamed for 92 deaths in the united states. >> some 3.8 million utility customers in 13 states are still without electricity. most of them in new york and new jersey. new estimate says sandy will cause $50 billion in damage to the economy. that makes it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history, after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's death from superstorm sandy happened on staten island. homeland secretary janet napolitano is going there today, where people say they're suffering and not getting enough help. anna werner, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you stand on this street in
manhattan. cbs news reporter john miller introds us to the two men who had to up t give >>> that craven that was dangling -- crane that was dangling over manhattan, the two guys who had to go up there mid-storm and give it a once over. the boom of the >> reporter: during the storm that snapped the boom off the crane with winds gusting through the construction site and swinging the boom back and forth, two new york city buildings department engineers had to get to the top and answer the question: would the boom hold or come crashing down isn't only way up was the stairs. >> i've never heard as loud a wind howling in my life. as we got to the 48th floor and there was so much pressure to open the door. we get into the hallway, and you could almost get plucked right now. >> reporter: they had to check each of the structural braces that held the tower with the crane to the side of the building. >> we were concerned about the upper most tie. if that tie had failed, that means the mass could fall. that thousand-foot mass. >> reporter: if the climb up was perilous, it was nothing compared to wh
victim of the year. live in oakland, i'm da lin cbs 5. >>> developing news out of the northeast. three days after sandy slammed the region, tempers are flaring. and emotions are running high. the u.s. death toll has climbed to more than 80. the storm is blamed on 157 deaths total. it's unknown how many people are missing but searches are happening in several states. rising floodwaters have tens of thousands stranded in their homes. and 4.6 million homes and businesses are still without power. in new jersey, entire communities are unrecognizable. large areas of the coastline are in ruins with homes, piers and boardwalks wrecked. and now drivers are facing long lines for gas. this line wrapped around for miles as drivers waited hours to fill up at the few stations that still have both electricity and supplies. and it's a traffic nightmare in new york city. new york subways are providing limited service today and drivers trying to get into the city faced gridlock. cbs reporter vinita nair is in lower manhattan tonight. >> reporter: i'm here in lower manhattan standing in front of one of t
, during and the attack if general petraeus doesn't of it. >> reporter: cbs news learned that general petraeus visited libya last month and called several members of congress the week before he resigned to give them his assessments of the attack. >>> president obama plans to hold multiple meetings this week all dpeerd toward averting the so-called fiscal cliff. mr. obama hoping to build con consensus to avoid automatic tak increases and spending -- automatic tax increases and spending cuts. he will meet this week with labor and business leaders. >>> the veterans affairs secretary wants to not only reduce the number of homeless vets but cut it to zero. >> reporter: this is the first housing for homeless vets in san francisco in the past 12 years. today, was more of and informal opening. they're going to wait to have the grand opening later on but today they wanted to be able to commemorate the vets. this downtown building will soon be home to 75 disabled veterans. >> this gives them a safe place to be even if they're in a shelter or in emergency housing, they're very vulnerable to pre
. reporting live in daly city, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> new tonight cautious optimism over the state budget deficit. california now faces a much smaller deficit of $1.9 billion through the end of next fiscal year which is next july. could even see surpluses by 2014. compare that to the almost $16 billion deficit state lawmakers faced earlier this year. >> we have to pay down our debt. borrow from the schools, we borrow from the redevelopment funds, governor schwarzenegger's economic recovery bond, we borrowed from the people and local governments. and we have it pay that back. -- and we have to pay that back. >> a lot of revenue the state will see comes from proposition 30 which was approved by the voters. >>> nancy pelosi is staying put. the san francisco democrat said today she plans to remain in her role as house minority leader. but her colleagues' cheers turned to boos when a reporter put this question to the 72- year-old. >> said you would stay own prohibiting younger leadership from moving forward. >> so you're suggesting that everybody step aside? >> no, i'm simply saying that it d
in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> new at 5:00, right now san jose police are at the scene of a shooting. police found a man hit by gunfire two hours ago in the stairwell of an apartment on laughlin avenue by spokane drive. the shooting victim is expected to survive. no word if there's a connection to friday's crime spree. >>> a 4 hour standoff between a man on a transit bus and deputies ended peacefully. several roads were closed while deputies talked the man down. they say the man may have mental health issues. he could face charges of resisting arrest. >>> a man arrested at the oakland airport for wearing a suspicious looking watch is not going to face charges for that. take a look at it. this is the watch the man tried to take past the security checkpoint last thursday. the toggle switch fuses wires of course that got the attention of the tsa. 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann was arrested. the terminal had to be evacuated. >> it's an art project. i travel with number of themes to give to friends and family and people that give me corporate work, et cetera. >> mcgann says this
.to love dave letterman. income back to cbs "this you're i i'm nora o'donnell in new york. charlie rose, you're in my chair sitting rton. he i'm sitting right here. i feel the great not of the chair. >> >> miss you. >> i meiss you, and i'll be bac tomorrow. >>> there's a sense of unit here in washington because there's orientation for the newest members of congress. chip reid is out the capitol. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, and good morning to our viewers out west. earlier this morning the 80 or so new member of congress gathered on the capitol steps for their freshman class photo. they won't be sworn in until january, but they're here this week for a crash course on congress 101. the halls of the u.s. capitol hel a bit like high school this week, returning congressman strut with the confidence of >> r seniors. >> good morning. em reporter: newly elected embers seem like eager freshmen. >> on the scale of one to ten, one your? are you? >> a ten. it is exciting. >> reporter: there are nearly 80 ew members in the house including indiana's susan usanks. >> it has been a
. fearing they may have ousted one dictator only to replace him with another. ines ferre for cbs news. >>> it's the most recognizable new dance craze around and for good reason. ♪ >> the milestone for "gangnam style" that blows justin bieber's biggest hit out of the water. >> and we're going to see your moves a little later? >> no. >> all right, outside right now it's a little on the cool side and getting cooler overnight. could see a little fog roll in as well and grab a jacket. we've got big changes straight ahead for the middle of the workweek. you want to stay tuned for your seven day forecast. it's coming up next. ,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me.
at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >>> new york's mayor michael bloomberg has decided to go ahead with this weekend's scheduled new york city marathon. there's some criticism about the decision. but the mayor says the race will show the city's resilience and it will be a financial boost for the city. so we're asking, should the new york city marathon go on as planned? you can comment on facebook or twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. -- at cbssf.com. >>> air force bases with helping with hurricane relief efforts. a cargo plane took off from travis air force base as part of a group of 17 aircraft heading to new york. they are carrying more than a million pounds of equipment including utility trucks and relief supplies. >>> 4:33. a violent attack caught on camera. police in san francisco are asking for help from the public to find the manassaulted a muni station agent -- man who assaulted a muni station agent. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live with surveillance video. >>> reporter: good morning. the station agent was badly injured. he is out
in the northeast because of sandy. officials say they are working around the clock. teresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> the nor'easter has canceled hundreds of flights including dozens to and from sfo. be sure to call your airline if you have a flight to the east coast today. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate this morning during our special telethon from 6 a.m. 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. to answer your calls. >> we need your help. some have lost homes, loved ones, no heat, no light. >> especially having to deal with this new storm. >> that's unbelievable. they get their power knocked out from the first storm and then get it restored and then snow. it's tough on the eastern seaboard. cold front overnight, so far dry but that will change. our hi-def doppler looking for rain can't find any just yet. but i think that will change as we head throughout the day today. we'll see some cold air on the back side of the front roll into the bay area. you can see some of that moisture up towards northern california right here just about
health and the health of your family depend on it. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> i mean, he was the person i needed when i felt like my whole world had disappeared. >> tonight, we are turning our airwaves over to a woman who is disparate to find her mystery -- >> she says the man helped her and then disappeared. the two clues that could identify him. >>> >> i'm thankful to be alive. >> reporter: thankful, because her car flipped twice over a guardrail. a good samaritan came to her rescue. he was wearing military fatigues and knew how to respond in emergencies. >> he turned to the front of me and talked to me and did a quick physical exam to make sure i could feel, make sure my spine was intact and he just talked to me and kept me calm when i felt like i was going to pass out, when i was hyperventilating and not sure what was going on. >> reporter: she remembers he had bright green eyes. she says she remembers that detail because he told her to look into his eyes and keep talking and stay calm until paramedics arrived. when she got into the ambulan
and then drove her around from atm to atm. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec in walnut creek with some new surveillance video just released and she is going to share it with us. >> reporter: it all started in the shade lands business park area of walnut creek. police say the woman kidnapped was in the wrong place at the wrong time. they have been getting tips overnight since they released new surveillance video yesterday afternoon but they are still looking for more tips. we want to show you these pictures one more time. surveillance video from one of the banks where the kidnappers tried to withdraw cash from the woman's account. the whole time she was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours they let her go in the oakland hills. the description we are looking at right now, two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one 5'11". the taller one possibly named david has broad shoulders, dark hair. the shorter one possibly named aubrey was skinny and is the guy that you saw in the photos. once they dropped the woman off in the oakland hills, they drove away in a dark small colored or dark col
this year. michelle miller, cbs news, new york. ffice. . >>> and coming up on face the nation, what we can expect in president obama's next term in office. the big question? can he break the gridlock in congress? the president's campaign advisor david axelrod, plus republican senator lindsey graham for face the nation, right here on cbs 5. >>> two people are dead, four others hospitalized after eating wild mushrooms in placer county. it happened at the gold villa elderly care home. on tuesday, a caregiver picked mushrooms on the property and used them to make soup. workers at a call center of the california poison control system say they have heard this type of story often, especially at this time of year. >> we get them almost every year, where people go out picking wild mushrooms and wind up picking these deadly mushrooms and wind up in the hospital, very sick, and intensive care, with a failing liver. >> now, there are some 5000 known species of mushrooms growing out there. but get this, only about 300 are known to be safe. a state department of social services is looking into that late
a change in the weather. but first, here is phil and ann. >> that is right. it is cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. the time is 8:59. i am phil matier. >> and i am anne makovec. we are glad you are starting your sunday here with us. we have a lot to to talk about in the next half hour, including the search for a new police chief in san jose. the department has been very embattled over the last few years, financial problems, low morale. >> and tension with city hall. >> we will hear from the city councilman what they want the hear from their next police chief. >> yes. and the no raising taxes and other things going on. >>> meanwhile, we have a top story right now. another lethal weekend and still unfolding on the streets of oakland. >> yes. shootings have left two people dead and search people hurt over a 24-hour period yesterday morning. an 18-year-old mother was found shot to death in her home in the fruitdale district and later a 19-year-old man was shot and killed on san pablo avenue. there were six fatal shootings since friday enforcement arrests have been made in these cases.
>>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news candidates are focusing ther last minute efforts. >>> the campaign is waning but the candidates are kicking it in high gear where they are focusing their last-minute time. >>> a costly campaign. >>> summer-like weather in the middle of fall. if you thought today was hot, just wait until tomorrow. >>> good evening. [cheers and applause] >> i am not ready to give up on the fight. i hope you aren't either, new hampshire. i hope you aren't ether. >> i need -- either. >> i need iowa if we want to go to the white house. >> both of the runningmates made their final pleas for votes. it takes 270 votes to win, analysis by the press shows president barack obama with an edge but, there are 83 votes in six states that could go to earth candidate. that is why they are calling those the swing states and that is what makes this race tight. it is in the six states where both candidates are focused this weekend. daniel knottingham shows us why both parties are both predicting a win on tuesday. [music] >> reporter: mitt romney rallied supporters in
the israeli arab is a member of hamas. more arrests are expected. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> many retailers and shoppers are hitting the bargains earlier every year. >> whoo! >> this is one of the busiest target stores in san jose where shoppers entered in groups of 30. big ticket items like flat screen tvs were on the top of a lot of shopping lists but the first shopper in the door says she is not making this a holiday tradition. >> was it worth it? >> i don't know. is it? >> not really. i would never do it again. >> reporter: why not? >> because i can probably get this deal online faster and not deal with the crowd. >> reporter: you're learning a valuable black friday lesson? >> yes, i am. >> i venture to say a lot of people probably learned that lesson. the national retail federation expects holiday sales this year to top $586 billion. >> one major retail chain is bucking the trend. cbs 5 report elissa harrington is in front of j.c. penney. they are still not open. >>> reporter: if you look around this mall every other store is even the food places. i saw subway op
first responders will be on hand only telling cbs news there will be adequate detail to secure and barricade the 26 mile race through new york's five boroughs. the effort is joined by some 8,000 volunteers. it will be a good thing for the city post-sandy. >> reporter: anil bhambhani manages a new york athletic store. he likens this year's race to the one he ran after 9/11. >> big sense of pride and accomplishment for new yorkers. >> reporter: molly pritz wouldn't be kept away but training presents its own challenge. central park has been closed to clear debris. 4 athlete tons the now overcrowded streets of the city. clean up crews are working to make all the pavement passable. still participants will get a good glimpse of the devastation along the route. sanitation workers are clearing the starting line on staten island where some residents are still missing. in brooklyn the runners will pass buildings submerged days ago. in queens within ten miles of the neighborhood that lost 100 homes to fire and flood. the race will end in manhattan after heading briefly through the bronx w
. major garrett is at the white house. his first report as cbs news - white house correspondent. major welcome and good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. and erica. not sure if you heard. a good excuse for the white house to remind the country. the president want to preserve the tax cuts for middle income earners, preserves consumer power. that won't be until after the holiday season is over. meanwhile, congressional republicans appear to be warms to the idea of higher taxes on the wealthy. as washington returns to work and faces the economic and market rattling ravages of the fiscal cliff, some congressional republicans are shedding their anti-tax orthodoxy. >> i am willing to generate revenue. it's fair to ask my party to put revenue on the table, below his tofk averages. i will not raise rates to do it. cap reductions. you can raise $1 trillion in revenue. >> reporter: there are even cracks among house speaker john boehner's tax-resistant republicans. >> i don't want to prejudge any of this. the bottom line, we can't have a sequestration, we have to
. >>> new this morning a suspected drunk driver behind bars this morning after a wild overnight chase. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco's mission district to explain what the driver did that caught the officers' attention. >> reporter: actually it was a -- what the driver did is she went on an on-ramp that was closed and the chp officer that was standing by tried to pull her over and this is actually where it all ended. we are at 17th and south van ness where now crews are trying to clean up the damage of where this whole thickenedded. the driver ended up crashing into a pole knocking over this traffic cabinet and subsequently knocking out all the lights or traffic lights in the area. first video from earlier you can see the damage the driver caused. chp says it started when the suspect tried to go on that closed freeway on-ramp. they tried to pull her over at ninth street but she kept going exiting off mission and van ness and that's when the chase began and things got worse. that driver hit a parked car, that car hit a cyclist and then the driver hit another parked car and
a report on his sentencing tonight on the "cbs evening news." ,,,,,,,,,,,, 580 is not much better at ts hour. the mall traffic is doing nothing to help the >>> live pictures now from chopper 5. interstate 580 all this being caused by the grand opening of the new paragon outlet mall in livermore. mall traffic just a mess. this is the off-ramp at el charro so beware of that as you head home tonight. >>> today we're hearing from a top doctor who says the end of the aids pandemic could be within reach. dr. kim mulvihill has the exclusive television interview tonight. >>> reporter: more than 30 years ago, scientists identified the signs of a strange new virus in a handful of men in california. that was hiv. in the early days, an infection was a death sentence. millions have died. now one of the world's leading aids experts sees light at the and of the tunnel. >> back in the 1980s, when we were struggling desperately, i never would have imagined that we would have a day when we could say, it is quite feasible that we may be able to end the aids pandemic. >> the actual protection -- >> reporte
ginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> the israeli air force briefly took control of hamas radio network warning people from gaza to stay away from hamas facilities. >>> president obama is right now in cambodia. he will raise human rights concerns in his meeting today with long-time prime minister han sen. he also visited burma. he encouraged them to continue the transition to democracy. he also met with nobel peace price winner. vice president joe biden says the federal government is in it for the long term when it companies to helping rebuild areas damaged by hurricane sandy. he toured the new jersey storm- ravaged coast yesterday including the boardwalk at seaside heights. the vice president says rebuilding the region is a national responsibility. >>> i know it's monday but we can already start talking the weekend because it starts thursday for some people. >> that's true. i forgot. thanksgiving. >> it is a holiday week but we'll be right here. it should be good. but between now and then we have a chance of showers. thank you very much for the coffee, frank. that is delicious. >> you're welco
up in the morning and doing what i need do. >> reporter: ann notarangelo cbs 5 eyewitness news. >> and the polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. if you have an absentee ballot, do not put it in the mail. drop it off at a polling place or at the registrar's office tomorrow. >>> they are burning jet fuel and the midnight oil. it's so close, president obama and mitt romney are still fighting for every vote in the 11th hour. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on what we can expect in the last few hours. >> reporter: expect a scramble for every vote and potentially a legal fight if this election is close as it's expected to be. there's so much at stake in this presidency, our economy, healthcare, and possibly supreme court justice appointments? >> so we've broken election day down hour by hour. here's what to watch for tomorrow. >> reporter: in a last-ditch effort republican nom mitt romney has just added two more campaign stops on election day. cleveland ohio he needs to wind presidency and pittsburgh, pennsylvania. two places to catch closely. what can you expect? at 4 p.m. pac
: in san francisco, julie watts, cbs news. >>> coming up in our next half hour, the fbi investigation that could cost david petraeus his job. >> we received no advanced notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> why the feds didn't alert lawmakers of the white house until the cia director resigned. >>> an alleged sex scandal involving the voice of elmo. why the puppeteer is suspended from sesame street. >>> and it could increase the chance of having a child with autism. doctor's advice to lower the risk. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. get a free wireless receiver w
. much more on the petraeus story ahead on the "cbs evening news with scott pelley." >>> bay area headlines. this is what's left of a suspect's car after a police chase ended this afternoon. they say the person was driving recklessly through castro valley before crashing into a light pole. the suspects under arrest suffered minor injuries. no one else was hurt. >>> the lights are back on for san francisco residents left in the dark after a lightning strike. pg&e says the lightning damaged five transformers along 24th street about 1:00 in the morning. about 200 people in the noe valley neighborhood were affected by that. >>> tonight, a santa rosa family is asking why someone would shoot their beloved pet. their 17-year-old american warm blood horse was shot and killed in sonoma county's bennett valley area. delta fox was grazing sunday morning on the outskirts of the 14-acre sonoma county ranch with two other horses. then the owners say the three came runningback to their stalls where they discovered an unimaginable scene. >> and had a very large hole in his flank. >> wow. >> and h
. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> and some journalists have been incredibly close to the action. this is what cbs reporter charlie d'agata saw from his gaza city hotel room this morning as israeli military launched dozens of air strikes. he tweeted huge explosions in gaza, blew out the window of my room. we're all okay. it's getting very close. >>> the man who shot and killed two people at the richmond bridge found he wants the jury wants him to die. nathan burris murdered his girlfriend and her friend on the toll plaza. yesterday he turned to them in court, and yelled, i blew your brother's brains out, nothing you can do about it, and then he laughed. >> i can never forgive him. i hate him. i'm glad they gave him the death penalty. >> we were weighing the lives two of priceless people, deborah ross and ersie everette, versus the life of a guy who had proven to us through his testimony, his actions in the court, to be worthless. >> another juror said death was too good for him. the prosecutor added that he has never seen someone so hateful. burris will be back in court next mont
will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> general dunford was named as allen's replacement before news of the scandal came to light. >>> another u.s. general is in hot water. general william kip ward is accused of lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. he has been retired and will retire as 3 stars instead of 4 star general. he will have to pay the government $187,000. >>> 4:40. black friday creep. how target employees are trying to save thanksgiving. >> a major recall involving the world's largest auto maker. what could be wrong with nearly 3 million toyotas ? >> it was quite a sight in australia. why the solar eclipse was so rare. coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, total solar eclipse. one happened y >>> it is one of the most exciting astrological events of all a total solar eclipse and one happened yesterday but a far, far piece away from here am a small strip of land in australia was the only place seen in person. moon blocked out the sun for about two minutes. the last total eclipse visible in australia was a decade a
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